The Nigerian poet and pianist Echezonachukwu Nduka will be hosted by Beach Bards Poetry & Prose Reading Series. He will read from his collections, Chrysanthemums for Wide-eyed Ghosts and Waterman.
Beach Bards Poetry & Prose Reading Series is a virtual series coordinated by Wendy Kaplan and Antoniette Libro and sponsored by Cape May County Library in New Jersey.
Nduka’s writing often centers on memory, music, faith, history, and the quotidian. After his reading, there will be an unveiling of a Beach Bards anthology, First Wave, which he contributed to.
Date: Wednesday, 18 August
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Meeting link: https://globalgotomeeting.com/join/437584805
About Echezonachukwu Nduka
Echezonachukwu Nduka is the author of Chrysanthemums for Wide-eyed Ghosts (Griots Lounge, 2018) and Waterman (Griots Lounge Publishing Canada, 2020). He holds a BA in Music from the University of Nigeria and an MA in Music from Kingston University London. His work has appeared in The Indianapolis Review, Kissing Dynamite, Transition Magazine, Maple Tree Literary Supplement, First Wave: A Beach Bards Anthology, and in 20.35 Africa: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, among others. He currently lives in New Jersey, USA. More of his works can be found on his website here: www.artnduka.com.
Echezonachukwu Nduka has previously read at Schiavo Library, Vineyard Public Library NJ, Ocean City Free Public Library, and Otto Bryuns Public Library of Northfield, among others.